Chief Operating Officer  – An opportunity to be part of a highly collaborative, international team, turning groundbreaking world class science into clinical applications.

Xinnate is an innovative startup company with the aim to develop and commercialize product concepts for applications in the areas skin, wound, surgery and biomaterials. We specialize in the development of proprietary peptide-based drugs for prevention and treatment of inflammatory diseases and infections. We are in pre-clinical phase, starting clinical trials later this year.

Xinnate is a member of SmiLe incubator at Medicon Village in Lund and we work in close collaboration with the founder prof Artur Schmidtchen and his team at Lund University, BMC.

We are now looking for Chief Operating Officer and the position is a 12 months temporary employment with an option to prolong. Full or part time can be discussed.

Role description

Your main role is to act as on overall project leader directing and coordinating the consultants, CRO’s and the partner involved in the development of the first product. You are responsible for the overall budget and time plan and together with the team you challenge and define the strategic way forward taking into account the regulatory options and the product strategy.

You will also take an active role in developing the documentation needed for the regulatory approval and funding and you will take part in the overall management of the company.

Personal skills and requirements

You have a university degree in life science (MSc) and a PhD or research experience in areas of inflammation and/or infections would be an advantage.

You have a good understanding for pre-clinical project work, and you have previous experience in project coordination. You are skilled in scientific writing and experience from regulatory documentation (IB, IMPD, IND/CTA Application Form, Label design…) would be a benefit.

As a person you are highly motivated, you have a strong drive and you like new challenges. You are structured and take pride in delivering results on time. You are a passionate team player and you are fluent in English with good communication skills.


Pls send you application to no later than 2020-02-08.

If you are an applicant and if you have any questions, pls contact Helene Hartman 0725-120312.